|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||680/17R ; 608/207 ; 680/13A|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 14|
A washing machine has a container for containing detergent to be supplied into a washing tub and a device for applying a magnetic field to water to be supplied into the detergent container. The device includes a permanent magnet and a magnet casing for accommodating the permanent magnet. A passage part is formed on a central portion of the magnet casing, through which the water to be supplied into the detergent container passes. The magnet takes the shape of a ring surrounding the passage part. When water is supplied into the device, the magnetic field i...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.]1. A washing machine comprising:a washing tub for accommodating laundry;a detergent container for containing a detergent to be supplied into the washing tub; andapplying means for applying magnetic field to water supplied into the detergent container, wherein the applying means comprises:a permanent magnet; anda magnet casing for accommodating the permanent magnet and having a water passage part formed on a central portion thereof through which the water applied into the detergent container passes.